Tonight: R.J. Palacio Launches Her New Novel With National Virtual Event
Join R.J. Palacio, #1 bestselling author of WONDER, to celebrate the publication of her new novel, PONY (Knopf Books for Young Readers). She will be in conversation with actor, writer, director, and musician Josh Radnor at a live virtual event hosted by 24 bookstores across the country via Zoom tonight, Thursday, September 30 at 8:00 pm (ET)/7:00 pm (CT)/5:00 pm (PT). To register, go to the event landing page here.
PONY is the first novel from Palacio outside of the world and characters of her globally beloved debut, WONDER. Set in the mid-1800s, PONY takes readers on a harrowing yet distinctly beautiful journey through the vast American landscape. It is a story of adventure, friendship, and the invisible bonds that connect us. Readers will meet a young boy that only Palacio could envision. Twelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three horsemen who have come to take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared, and alone except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool . . . who happens to be a ghost. When a mysterious pony shows up at his door the next morning, Silas knows what he has to do. He will set out on a perilous quest to find his father—an adventure that will connect him with his past and future, and the unknowable world around him.
Each ticket includes admission to this exclusive one-night-only event and a hardcover copy of PONY.
If you have questions or want more details, click on the links following listed host bookstores below:
BLUE WILLOW BOOKS:
CHILDREN’S BOOK WORLD:
THE COUNTRY BOOKSHOP:
THE KING’S ENGLISH:
LITTLE SHOP OF STORIES:
QUAIL RIDGE BOOKS:
RJ JULIA BOOKSELLERS:
AN UNLIKELY STORY:
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